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drop-in Line breaks: drop-in

Definition of drop-in in English:


1Visited on an informal basis without booking or appointments: a drop-in disco
More example sentences
  • It is an informal group that meets once a week on a drop-in basis.
  • Most of the time it is moored up as an informal drop-in restaurant for everything from a cyclist's brunch of French toast, bacon and maple syrup or pan-fried mushrooms on toast to a well-earned coffee and cake at the end of a walk.
  • To try to halt the explosion of cases, health bosses are organising drop-in sessions, school visits and extra GP surgeries to vaccinate teenagers and young people against the virus.
2(Of an object such as a chair seat) designed to drop into position.
Example sentences
  • It's easy to re-cover a drop-in seat if you have some leftover upholstery fabric.
  • The drop in seat telescopes to the right width for your canoe and clamps onto the gunwales with clamps.
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